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The M.A.G. Factor. Management, Administration and Guidance. Where and How Much MAG Does Each Project Deserve and Need? A New, Original Assessment and Scoring System

  • Tom TaylorEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)

Abstract

This paper explains in outline a new and original assessment and scoring system to assist project managers in assessing the areas and levels of Management, Administration and Guidance (MAG) that clients may require when being involved in projects. The development of this system arose from consideration of client: project manager relationships on a variety of projects; and in particular the amounts of assistance and help that may need to be provided. A number of possible criteria, circumstances and influences were identified; and these have continued to be refined through project activities and by undertaking exercises with students on post graduate courses. Research and applications are continuing. Contributions, comments and corrections are welcome.

Keywords

Clients Project managers Help and assistance Management Administration and guidance Score system and analysis 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dashdot & President of Association for Project ManagementLondonUK

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